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HYDE PARK HISTORICAL SOCIETY INVITES YOU TO AN ORAL HISTORY PROGRAM: "HYDE PARK-KENWOOD STORIES THEN [...]
Hyde Park Book Club Bibliography: Urban Renewal July 17, 2017 Culture of [...]
Hyde Park Historical Society Open House Saturday, April 22, 2017 5529 S. Lake Park Avenue [...]
Next Meetings Monday, November 21st at 7:30 pm, The Manhattan Project. Caroline Herzen-berg, co-author of Their Day in the Sun: Women of the Manhattan Project will be joining us. Bibliography attached— Attached the two bibliographies that were handed out on Professor Culianu and the Manhattan Project.
Our destination: the two inns restored by the late Dev Bowly (a founder and longtime supporter of the historical society). The area has long been a second-home mecca for Hyde Parkers, including many University of Chicago faculty members.
Giving voice to the voiceless, the Chicago Defender condemned Jim Crow, catalyzed the Great Migration, and focused the electoral power of black America.
Do you remember the Hyde Park Y.M.C.A. or the old Harper Theatre? Did you shop at the Hyde Park Co-op or at Breslauer’s Department Store? Do you remember dining in restaurants in the old Harper Court Shopping Center?